Gastroenterology Fellowship at The Mount Sinai Hospital

The main Gastroenterology Fellowship is a fully accredited three-year fellowship in gastroenterology. This training program draws upon the resources of two affiliated campuses: The Mount Sinai Hospital and the Bronx VA Medical Center. Fellows receive training based on a core curriculum in clinical gastroenterology and hepatology, including endoscopy and special procedures. There are subspecialty rotations that expose fellows specifically in inflammatory bowel disease, gastrointestinal cancer, motility, and nutrition. The Fellowship also provides an opportunity to focus on a sub-specialty area of interest. A strong emphasis is placed on conducting clinical and/or basic research during fellowship training.

For fellows who have completed their standard 3-year training, the GI Division also offers two, one-year advanced training fellowships: Advanced Endoscopy and the Present/Levison Advanced Fellowship in Inflammatory Bowel Disease.


Fellows are trained in all areas of gastroenterology and hepatology and provided protected time to focus on subspecialty areas within these fields. Because a great deal of emphasis is placed on performing original research during fellowship, half of the training time is protected for this purpose, with an aim toward developing skills necessary to succeed in academic medicine.

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3rd Year Fellows (Residency Program)
Stephanie Gold, MD (NYP/Weill Cornell)
Tsipora Huisman, MD (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)
Stephanie Rutlege, MD (Mass General Hospital)
Christina Wang, MD (BI Deaconess Medical Center)   

2nd Year Fellows (Residency Program)
Lauren Donnangelo, MD (Duke)
Yuying Luo, MD (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)
Jamila Wynter, MD (Brigham and Women's Hospital)
Ji Yoon Yoon, MD (Cleveland Clinic)     

1st Year Fellows (Residency Program)
Jennifer Claytor, MD (University of California San Francisco)
Brian Horwich, MD (University of Southern California)
Jennifer Jo, MD (Northwestern University)
Danny Wong, MD (Brigham and Women’s Hospital)

See our list of graduates and where they are now.

Our GI Fellowship integrates the resources of two academically-affiliated hospitals:

  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Please refer to the program description for a brief overview of the Fellowship Program.

The Mount Sinai Hospital offers four positions in the Match for our fully accredited three-year Fellowship in Gastroenterology starting in July 2016. The gastroenterology fellowship program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Applicants should register with the NRMP in order to participate in the Gastroenterology Match.  Applications for the Gastroenterology Match are accepted through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application System) beginning July 1, 2016.  We will only review applications that are processed through ERAS. We review these applications between July 1-August 15, 2016 in the order they are received. It is therefore strongly advised that your ERAS application, including all reference letters, be completed early. Due to the heavy volume of applications we receive, we are usually able to arrange personal interviews with no more than 10 percent of our applicants.

Visas: The institution only sponsors J-1 and H1-B visas. Candidates on a H1-B visa must have already passed all exam steps (I, II, and III) prior to coming to Mount Sinai. Additionally, the institution will consider O-1 sponsorship but candidates must be processed externally prior to the transfer.

COVID-19 Accommodations: Due to the COVID pandemic, our recruitment efforts this Fall will be conducted remotely. We still plan to hold “Interview Days”, but on those days, all interviews, the program overview/tour, meetings with current fellows, and the opportunity to attend GI Grand Rounds will be done by virtual video-visits. If you are invited for an interview, details will be provided to you at that time.